The Library Will Lend Books from April 29

Following the government’s loosening of quarantine requirements, from April 29. The Library will lend books to home on request, remote services will be continued, consultations will be provided  by e-mail: info@bibl.vdu.ltby phone. The physical premises of the library will not be available.

From April 29. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The university community will be provided  book lending service based on request  in the library catalogue or virtual library. On single publications (request impossible) arrange individually. Completed requests for pick-up will be available in the lobbies of the University buildings: K. Donelaičio St. 52, Kaunas, Studentų St. 11, Akademija, Kaunas region, and Education Academy, T. Ševčenkos St. 31, Vilnius.

Procedure and conditions of lending / returning books. 

  • Come to pick up the ordered books when you receive a confirmation from the library by e-mail about the completed order and arrange the arrival time.
  • Wear protective masks (use hand sanitizer and (or) disposable gloves at the entrance); If there is a queue of students waiting to pick up the books, keep a distance of 2 meters.
  • On entering the building, stop at the marked place (a distance of at least 2 meters must be ensured between visitors and library employee), inform about the requested books, show the document to the library employee. After an employee puts the books you ordered on the table and leaves at a safe distance, pick them up and leave the building.
  • Books can be returned into external self-service device (K. Donelaičio St. 52) at any time. Returned books are quarantined for 72 hours before lending to other user. If it is not possible to return books, loan period is automatically renewed until the end of the quarantine.

It is forbidden to come to pick up / return books if you are running temperature or have symptoms of upper respiratory diseases, acute intestinal infections, etc. (e.g. runny nose, sneezing, difficult breathing, diarrhea, vomiting, etc.) or must be in isolation. Coming is not recommended for persons at risk, over 60 years of age and (or) those with chronic diseases.

Remote services. For studies and research, we invite you to use the Library website‘s one-stop search in various resources (library catalog, virtual library, subscribed databases, research management system (VMU CRIS), Lithuanian Academic e-Library (eLABa) and global academic open access resources). If you would like to read licensed by the University resources, log in remotely (enter your University e-mail login (username: first name, last name; password: e-mail password). You can connect to more than 58 subscribed databases separately using the remote access service. We also recommend using the virtual cultural heritage and interactive library portals

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